Taxon  Report   5544    
Mimulus pilosus  (Benth.) S. Watson  
(no longer an active name; please see Mimetanthe pilosa)
Downy mimetanthe,  Downy monkey flower, False monkeyflower, Snouted monkey flower
Mimulus pilosus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Mimetanthe pilosa

Bloom Period
Genus: Mimulus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS other name:
Mimetanthe pilosa

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Mimetanthe pilosa
NOTE: Mimulus pilosus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus pilosus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2019).